In Online Extras

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The overwhelming majority of the August 2014 Online Extras are posted (and the one or two that are still “tk” will be added later this week. Visit, then click on the title of each article post to get a preview of each article and to access the extras.

In “Craftsman Wardrobe,” for example, you’ll find links to Robert W. Lang’s videos on making a using a router jig for perfect dados, information on achieving an authentic Arts & Crafts finish and more. In  “Improve a Coping Saw” (Christopher Schwarz), click through for for dozens of free online articles about the coping saw, download a pattern for several Arts & Crafts letter openers and more. “Painted Bucket Bench” will take you Catharine Kennedy’s free online video on making and using vinegar paint, her web site (where you’ll find gorgeous examples of her engraving work) and more. You’ll find links in every article – some free, some to related items in our store.

The August issue is at the printer now, and mails late next week (when it will also be available for download at; it will be on newsstands at the end of the month.

— Megan Fitzpatrick


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